If you find yourself in the role of being a caregiver, you are not alone. Over 90 million people in America help provide care for a family member or friend. Sometimes the person you care for lives in your home or sometimes you may care for an aging parent who lives far from you.

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Caregiving Can Be a Rewarding Activity

However research also shows that care giving can sometimes take a heavy emotional, physical and financial toll.  We are here to help you find the information, resources and services that will support you as a caregiver.

AAANM can help link you to services and supports in your community.  You can reach us by calling 1-800-442-1713.

In addition to local caregiver programs and services, the following websites contain a lot of helpful information.

Alzheimer’s AssociationA great resource for people caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

AARP for Caregivers:  A caregiver resource center that contains tools, work sheets and tips on how to plan, prepare and succeed as a caregiver.

Caregiver Action Network: The mission of the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is to promote resourcefulness and respect for the more than 90 million family caregivers across the country.

Family Caregiver Alliance: The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance is to improve the quality of the life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care.

National Alliance for Caregiving: NAC conducts research, does policy analysis, develops national best-practice programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.

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